Born Nov. 25, 1974 in Panorama, Calif. ... parents are Gary and Sandra ... studied nuclear physics ... served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Maracaibo, Venezuela ... started playing volleyball because his twin brother convinced him to try out in the ninth grade.
First-team all-league ... and second-team all-CIF in 1992 at Royal High in Simi Valley ... first-team all-league and first-team all-CIF in 1993 ... team was CIF Champions in 1992 and second place CIF in 1993 ... received an academic excellence award for maintaining a 4.0 GPA in high school ... also played basketball in high school.
1997 | Freshman Year
Played in 13 games ... recorded 18 kills and a .444 hitting percentage ... added four aces, 10 digs and 11 blocks
1998 | Sophomore Year
Played in one match and recorded two kills on three attempts ... had three blocks.